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 Peak:  Wetterhorn Peak (14er)
 Route:  Southeast Ridge
 Range:  San Juan
 Posted By:  Zambo
 Date of Information:  05/25/2012
 Date Posted:  05/27/2012
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Well, if you like a good healthy Spring snow pack, the peak is in a sad state. If you like Summer time, then Wetterhorn is good to go.

We did both Wetterhorn and Uncompahgre from Matterhorn Creek. The approach is bone dry, with some small snow fields starting below the East Face. There is one larger field just below the saddle, but very easily navigated. Post-holing was a minor issue in the afternoon, but nothing major.

The scramble and final pitch are 100% dry, and in a Summer state. The East face is drying out quick, with most of the continuous snow long-gone.

Pics below, I will put up a TR in the coming days.



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